1 quantity béchamel sauce
½ tsp grated nutmeg
225g/8oz/2 cups grated Cheddar cheese
3 tbsp fresh white breadcrumbs
salt and ground black pepper
1 Cook the pasta in a large pan of lightly salted boiling water according to the pack instructions. Drain well.
2 Make the béchamel sauce and stir in the grated nutmeg with the pasta and most of the cheese. Mix well, then transfer to an ovenproof dish.
3 Preheat the grill (broiler) to high. Sprinkle the breadcrumbs and remaining cheese over the top and pop under the grill for 4–5 minutes until golden brown and bubbling. Serve hot.